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Speaking as citizens: women's political correspondence to Scottish newspapers 1918-28. (2019)
Book Chapter
PEDERSEN, S. [2019]. Speaking as citizens: women's political correspondence to Scottish newspapers 1918-1928. In Cavanagh, A. and Steel, J. (eds.) Letters to the editor. London: Palgrave Macmillan [online], (In Press). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-26480-2

Scholars investigating those who write letters to the editor on the subject of politics agree that the typical correspondent is middle-aged or older, male, well educated, with an above-average income and frequently conservative in his politics. While... Read More

Seven pillars and five minds: small business workplace information literacy. (2019)
Journal Article
LOCKERBIE, H. and WILLIAMS, D. 2019. Seven pillars and five minds: small business workplace information literacy. Journal of documentation [online], 75(5), pages 977-994. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-09-2018-0151

Purpose: To develop and test a theoretical framework for understanding information literacy (IL) within the context of a small business workplace environment. The theoretical framework developed related IL competencies to competencies for success as... Read More

Scottish citizens' perceptions of the credibility of online political 'facts' in the 'fake news' era: an exploratory study. (2019)
Journal Article
BAXTER, G., MARCELLA, R. and WALICKA, A. 2019. Scottish citizens’ perceptions of the credibility of online political 'facts' in the 'fake news' era: an exploratory study. Journal of documentation [online], 75(5), pages 1100-1123. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-10-2018-0161

Purpose:- The purpose of this paper is to present the results of a study that explored public perceptions of the credibility of 'facts and figures' contained within five social media posts produced by political parties in Scotland. Design/methodology... Read More

User engagement with political 'facts' in the context of the fake news phenomenon: an exploration of information behaviour. (2019)
Journal Article
MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and WALICKA, A. 2019. User engagement with political ‘facts’ in the context of the fake news phenomenon: an exploration of information behaviour. Journal of documentation [online], 75(5), pages 1082-1099. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-11-2018-0180

Purpose. The purpose of this paper is to present the results of a study that explored human behaviour in response to political ‘facts’ presented online by political parties in Scotland. Design/methodology approach. The study consisted of interactive... Read More

A case study investigation of academic library support for open educational resources in Scottish universities. (2019)
Journal Article
THOMPSON, S.D. and MUIR, A. 2019. A case study investigation of academic library support for open educational resources in Scottish universities. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], OnlineFirst. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0961000619871604

The aim of the research was to investigate why and how Scottish university libraries support open educational resources and to assess their ability to provide support services for their development and use within higher education institutions. There... Read More

Charlie Hebdo attack and discourses of Muslims in British and Danish newspapers: a cross-cultural critical discourse analysis of four newspapers. (2019)
Journal Article
LAWRIE, M. 2019. Charlie Hebdo attack and discourses of Muslims in British and Danish newspapers: a cross-cultural critical discourse analysis of four newspapers. Networking knowledge [online], 12(1): best papers from 2018 Media, Communications and Cultural Studies Association (MeCCSA) postgraduate network conference (MeCCSA PGN 2018): contemporary news discourse around the globe, 5-6 July 2018, Canterbury, UK, pages 23-44. Available from: https://doi.org/10.31165/nk.2019.121.546.

A perceived shift to the right when representing Muslims in the press in Europe has been evident in recent years. Events such as 9/11, the July 2005 London bombings, broader European discussions and mainstreaming of populist discourses have marked a... Read More

The road not taken: locating desire lines across information landscapes. (2019)
Journal Article
BURNETT, S. and LLOYD, A. [2019]. The road not taken: locating desire lines across information landscapes. Information research [online], (accepted).

Introduction. - The concept of desire lines is defined, contextualised and explored within the area of information landscapes. The paper problematises the existence of desire lines in relation to research which has been conducted with various refugee... Read More

How good is our public library service? The evolution of a new quality standards framework for Scottish public libraries 2012-2017. (2019)
Journal Article
REID, P.H. 2019. How good is our public library service? The evolution of a new quality standards framework for Scottish public libraries 2012-2017. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0961000619855430

The current challenging environment for public libraries has resulted in an ever greater need to demonstrate and evidence the quality of library provision as well as value and impact of these services on society. Research, conducted on behalf of the... Read More

The complete guide to personal digital archiving. (2019)
Journal Article
BURNETT, S. 2019. The complete guide to personal digital archiving. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0961000619859780

The Complete Guide to Personal Digital Archiving is a valuable addition to the growing range of publications focusing on the management of digital media. In addition to its US emphasis, what sets the work apart from other contributions to this emergi... Read More

Schoolbooks and textbook publishing. (2019)
Book Chapter
PEDERSEN, S. 2019. Schoolbooks and textbook publishing. In Nash, A., Squires, C. and Willison, I. (eds.) The twentieth century and beyond. The Cambridge history of the book in Britain, 7. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pages 341-364. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1017/9780511862489

In this chapter the author looks at the history of schoolbooks and textbook publishing. The nineteenth century saw a rise in the school book market in Britain due to the rise of formal schooling and public examinations. Although the 1870 Education an... Read More

Bridging the divide: reflections on university-industry collaboration for the development of the graduate certificate in petroleum data management. (2019)
Journal Article
COUSINS, F., REID, P. and TAIT, E. 2019. Bridging the divide: reflections on university-industry collaboration for the development of the graduate certificate in petroleum data management. Journal of documentation [online], 75(6), pages 1213-1229. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/jd-12-2018-0206

Purpose:- This paper presents an analysis of the development of a new graduate certificate course in Petroleum Data Management. The course was developed in response to an identified gap in skills and training in data management which was perceived to... Read More

Re-framing free movement in the countdown to Brexit? Shifting UK press portrayals of EU migrants in the wake of the referendum. (2019)
Journal Article
MORRISON, J. 2019. Re-framing free movement in the countdown to Brexit? Shifting UK press portrayals of EU migrants in the wake of the referendum. British journal of politics and international relations [online], 21(3), pages 594-611. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1369148119851385

This article argues that long-standing press portrayals of economic migrants as threats to Britain’s economic wellbeing underwent a marked turn immediately after the 2016 ‘Brexit’ referendum. Following an intense campaign during which most national n... Read More

The Aberdeen Women's Suffrage campaign. (2019)
Digital Artefact
PEDERSEN, S. 2019. The Aberdeen Women's Suffrage Campaign [online]. Available from: https://suffrageaberdeen.co.uk/

This is the official project website for the Aberdeen Women's Suffrage campaign. The aim of the website is to map locations in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire of suffragist and suffragette activity.

Support for current and aspiring women leaders: an exploration of UK higher education institutions' responses. (2019)
Report
DIACK, L., PEDERSEN, S., MACLENNAN, S., FALCONER, M., GILLIBRAND, E., MCFADYEN, M. and WATSON, A. 2019. Support for current and aspiring women leaders: an exploration of UK higher education institutions' responses. London: Advance-HE [online]. Available from: https://www.lfhe.ac.uk/...spiring_women_final.pdf

Background and aim of research: This research was funded by Advance HE’s Small Development Fund to explore higher education institutions’ (HEIs) mechanisms for the support and advancement of current and aspiring women leaders. Over recent years there... Read More

Widening academic and student participation and engagement in Scotland's HE innovation and enterprise agenda. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
DAVIDSON, A., BREMNER, P. and PERKINS, J. 2019. Widening academic and student participation and engagement in Scotland's HE innovation and enterprise agenda. Presented at Focus on: graduate skills 2018-19; sharing practice event, 5th June 2019, Glasgow, UK. Glasgow: QAA [online]. Available from: https://www.qaa.ac.uk/d...d-enterprise-agenda.pdf

This presentation examines the Scottish Innovative Student Awards (SISA) which are run by the Scottish Institute for Enterprise in collaboration with 3 of Scotland’s Innovation Centres, the Digital Health and Care Institute, the Data Lab and Censis.... Read More

Enterprise search: a state of the art. (2019)
Journal Article
CLEVERLEY, P.H. and BURNETT, S. 2019. Enterprise search: a state of the art. Business information review [online], 36(2), pages 60-69. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0266382119851880 .

Enterprise search is changing. The explosion of information within organizations, technological advances and availability of free OpenSource machine learning libraries offer many possibilities. Eighteen informants from practice, academia, search tech... Read More

Sustainable road freight in port cities: Aberdeen and Civitas Portis. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
HOOD, C., LAING, R., GRAY, D., BURROWS, N., DICKSON, R. and ROBINSON, A. 2019. Sustainable road freight in port cities: Aberdeen and Civitas Portis. Presented at the 2019 Scottish transport applications and research conference (2019 STAR) [online], 22 May 2019, Glasgow, UK. Available from: http://starconference.org.uk/star/2019/Hood.pdf

The CIVITAS PORTIS (PORT-cities: Innovation for Sustainability) Project is a Horizon 2020 initiative concerned with the design, demonstration and evaluation of integrated packages of sustainable mobility measures in five major port cities in Europe.... Read More

Citizen journalism: an analysis of news representation in the coverage of Bhutannewsservice.com. (2019)
Journal Article
RAI, N., PEDERSEN, S. and SMITH, F. 2019. Citizen journalism: an analysis of news representation in the coverage of Bhutannewsservice.com. Journal of communication: media watch [online], 10(2), pages 294-308. Available from: https://doi.org/10.15655/mw/2019/v10i2/49640

This article analyses the discussion of nationality and ethnicity on a Bhutanese citizen journalism site which is particularly used by members of the Lhotshampa ethnic group. Many of the citizen journalists are based outside Bhutan, either in refugee... Read More

Building intercultural competence through virtual team collaboration across global classrooms. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
CRAWFORD, I., SWARTZ, S., LUCK, S. and BARBOSA, B. 2019. Building intercultural competence through virtual team collaboration across global classrooms. Presented at the 2019 Learning, teaching and student experience conference of the Chartered Association of Business Schools (LTSE 2019), 14-15 May 2019, Manchester, UK.

The world is global whether we like it or not. The Fortune 500 leading global companies employ 67 million people in 34 countries. Tertiary-level teaching within this global context presents instructors with several challenges. Through easy accessibil... Read More

Developing students' innovation and enterprise skills through external collaboration. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
BREMNER, P. A. M., CRAWFORD, I. and GODSMAN, F. 2019. Developing students’ innovation and enterprise skills through external collaboration. Presented at the 2019 Department for the Enhancement of Learning, Teaching and Access (DELTA) Learning and teaching conference (LTC 2019): learning without borders, 2 May 2019, Aberdeen, UK.

This presentation aimed to outline the Scottish Innovative Student Awards (SISA) process from the Scottish Institute for Enterprise (SIE), to provide an progress update on SISA and to demonstrate the student enhancement.